MILESTONES IN JAZZ HISTORY
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"Just a few notes and the past unfolds -- a window opens into the late 70s and early 80s" -- Fono Forum (Germany)
FRANCO AMBROSETTI: "Movies" (ENJ-2119 2)
Recorded in 1986, 51 min. Feat. John Scofield (g), Geri Allen (p, synth) a.o. German Record Critics Award.
Ray Anderson: Old Bottles, New Wine (ENJ-2143 2)
Rec. 1985, German Record Critics' Award. Ray Anderson (tb), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Dannie Richmond (dr).
CHET BAKER: "Peace" (ENJ-2123 2)
Recorded in 1982, 52 min., 1 bonus track. "A delicate, subtle, intelligent piece of work" (The Wire)
Chet Baker: Strollin' (ENJ-2141 2)
Rec. 1985 - Bonus Track: "Funk In Deep Freeze" (9:59). Feat. Philip Catherine (g)
KENNY BARRON: SCRATCH (ENJ-2111 2)
Recorded in 1985, 42 min. Prix Bud Powell de l'Académie du Jazz
Kenny Barron: What If? (ENJ-2142 2)
Rec. 1986. "Album of the Year 1986" (Zan Stewart, L.A. Times) "A gas" (Jazz Times).
BOB DEGEN: SEQUOIA SONG (ENJ-2101 2)
Recorded 1976, 52 min., first time on CD, 2 bonus tracks. Jazzthetik: Degen's masterpiece, a superb album.
Bob Degen: Chartreuse (ENJ-2116 2)
Rec. 1977 - First time on CD, 1 bonus track. "Degen outgrows all standardizations" (Jazz Podium)
ERIC DOLPHY: "Stockholm Sessions" (ENJ-2115 2)
Recorded in 1961, 57 min. Jazz Album of the Year (German Phono Academy)
GIL EVANS Orchestra: Blues In Orbit (ENJ-2130 2)
Rec. 1969/71. "Highly recommended to fans of psychedelia, Coltrane, and Sun Ra" (Paul J. Escamilla). "A near-classic release" (All Music Guide)
Tommy Flanagan: Thelonica (ENJ-2118 2)
Rec. 1983. "Among the 10 best albums of the 80s" (Village Voice).
HAL GALPER: NOW HEAR THIS (ENJ-2102 2)
Recorded in 1977, 48 min., first time on CD in Europe, 1 bonus track
HAL GALPER: IVORY FOREST feat. John Scofield (ENJ-2106 2)
Recorded 1979, 40 min. Jazz Podium: One of the most vital and inventive bands.
Coleman Hawkins: Supreme (ENJ-2147 2)
Rec. 1966. "His mastery never was more obvious" (The Jazz Rag)
TERUMASA HINO: TARO'S MOOD (ENJ-2104 2) (2 CDs)
Recorded 1973, 65 min., first time on CD (outside Japan), 1 bonus track + bonus CD with 3 tracks (28 min.).
Abdullah Ibrahim: Banyana (ENJ-2149 2)
Rec. 1976. A legendary milestone in the history of world jazz. "Inspired like never in later years" (Stereo, 1988)
Elvin Jones: Youngblood (ENJ-2120 2)
Rec. 1992 feat. Nicholas Payton (tp), Joshua Redman (ts) a.o.
MAKAYA & The Tsotsis(ENJ-2129 2)
Rec. 1974, first time on CD, 3 unreleased tracks, feat. Heinz Sauer (saxes)
Tete Montoliu: Songs For Love (ENJ-2117 2)
Rec. 1971, piano solo, "Five stars" (Downbeat), "Une expression exemplaire" (Jazz Magazine)
WALTER NORRIS: "Drifting" (ENJ-2124 2)
Recorded in 1974, 48 min., 2 bonus tracks. "A real revelation" (High Fidelity Magazine)
Revolutionary Ensemble (ENJ-2148 2)
Rec. 1977 - First time release ever on CD! "Un disque magnifique" (Jazz Hot). "The Ensemble's best" (Musician Magazine)
John Scofield: Shinola (ENJ-2146 2)
Rec. 1981. The start of Sco's career as a leader. "Exciting stuff!" (Jazz Journal)
ARCHIE SHEPP: "Steam" (ENJ-2114 2)
Recorded in 1976, 63 min. "Pre-eminent, a super recording" (Downbeat)
JEREMY STEIG & EDDIE GOMEZ: OUTLAWS (ENJ-2105 2)
Recorded live in 1976, 40 min.
CHARLES TOLLIVER: IMPACT (ENJ-2109 2)
Recorded 1972, 74 min., first time on CD, 2 bonus tracks. Down Beat: Five stars.
FRANK TUSA: FATHER TIME (ENJ-2107 2)
Recorded 1975, 38 min., first time on CD. Great border-crossing between hard bop and world music.
McCoy Tyner: Remembering John (ENJ-2112 2)
Rec. 1991. "Classic Coltrane, re-interpreted by an on-form Tyner" (Jazz Journal)
MAL WALDRON: MOODS (ENJ-2110 2)
Recorded in 1978, 70 min., 1 bonus track ("Soul Eyes")
BENNIE WALLACE: MYSTIC BRIDGE (ENJ-2108 2)
Recorded in 1982, 47 min. Bennie Wallace (ts), Chick Corea (p), Eddie Gomez (b), Dannie Richmond (dr)
Attila Zoller: Common Cause (ENJ-2125 2)
Rec. 1979. Attila Zoller (g), Ron Carter (b), Joe Chambers (dr). "A delicacy. 18 points out of 20" (Audio)
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